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Michigan State University Report of the Year 1959-60
Description: A look back at important events and daily life at Michigan State University from September 1959 - 1960, including students registering for classes, sporting events and graduation.

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Clip #: TFA-251A
Length: 23:27
Year: 1960
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1960s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: Michigan
City: East Lansing
Subject: education
Original: 16mm
1960s, Michigan, East Lansing, Michigan State University, movie camera, space, galaxy, universe, spinning globe, push in out of focus shots focusing on aerial view of Michigan State University campus, Beaumont Tower, September 1959, registration, enrollment, students registering for classes, signs directing students to different areas, male and female students of varied ethnicities, information desk, freshmen arriving at campus in cars, freshmen and parents unloading belongings from cars and carrying them into dorm buildings, students paying fees, students carrying books and walking on campus, petite woman walking with very tall man, football game, man looking through binoculars from booth, cheerleader, fans cheering and clapping, students performing modern and country / western dances, dancing, new education building, Kresge Art Center, women’s intramural building, “do not loiter, please move on” staircase and hallway packed with students, men studying at individual desks in new library, building under construction, male professor being filmed speaking from lectern which is broadcast to students in classroom, stained glass windows, students walking and sitting together studying outside campus building, female nursing students walking together in group, students sitting around desk while one talks, students looking at artwork hanging on walls, male student looking through microscope, senior professor speaking with students, paddle steamer with greek lettering, go-cart race, spectators watching race and applauding, professor of Asian descent writing on chalkboard and instructing room of students, man using various pieces of equipment, older White man pointing to globes and talking with younger Black woman, gull in flight, male choir performing, bicycle rack, students exiting building, stained glass windows, President John A. Hannah giving speeches and attending meetings, male and female professors, male and female students, alumni event with elderly people seated at tables elderly alumni shaking hands and talking, visitor being presented award at ceremony, orchestra performing on stage with cellist as soloist, hands flipping through historic books, students walking on bridge over water, reflection of students walking on bridge in water, ducks swimming on Red Cedar River, Beaumont Tower, street sign with intersection of Elizabeth Street and M.A.C. Avenue, W. J. Beal Botanical Garden, snow covered garden during winter, senior man and woman walking through garden in summer, Red Cedar River, bubbling water, leaf floating on water, swimming ducks, boys in rowboat, man’s fingers pointing to definition of “conservative” in dictionary, power plant, car driving through flooded street, man walking through flooded area to telephone booth submerged in water, man’s fingers pointing to definition of “liberal” in dictionary, woman making pottery, students and professor of varied ethnic backgrounds talking, middle aged man talking, man’s fingers pointing to definition of “radical” in dictionary, woman’s fingers applying library label to spine of book, hands flipping through card catalog and filing card, librarian putting books on cart, woman of Asian descent removing library book from cart and opening it, woman flipping through card catalog drawer, electronic typewriter, Michigan State Spartans, men's ice hockey game on indoor ice ring, men’s basketball game, football player listening to instructions from coach and running onto field, male and female cheerleaders cheering, football game, Michigan State Development Fund, man configuring computer, high speed centrifuge, man adjusting dials on equipment with plaque “Purchased with Alumni Gifts M.S.U. Development Fund 1959,” Museum Central American Rain Forest, men installing model of parrot in exhibit diorama, Kresge Art Center, sculpture in museum gallery, female students making pottery on pottery wheels, female professor being filmed for broadcast, videotape complex, videotape being wound onto reel, man adjusting dials on television monitor, Board of Trustees Reserve Officer’s Training Program meeting, Warren M. Huff, Frank Merriman, ROTC marching, Moscow Symphony setting up and warming up for performance, percussionist tuning tympani, cellist playing, orchestra performing on stage, language laboratory, woman wearing headphones being recorded speaking in Russian, Pan-American Swimming Tryouts, slow motion female and male divers somersaulting off diving platform and diving into swimming pool, swimming race, men’s soccer game, students performing experiments on machinery, Honors College, Alumni event with elderly people eating at tables, tributes to notable alumni, building under construction, high school students, scholarship exams, graduates walking at commencement, family members seated in bleachers, graduation ceremony being filmed, male and female graduates of various ethnicities receiving diplomas, September 1960, freshmen, students registering for classes, enrollment, spinning image of space, galaxy, universe

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